The HRIC Daily Brief is a daily selection of news stories and commentary related to human rights in China, drawn from Chinese- and English-language news and online media sources that we monitor daily. In addition to headlines and source links, HRIC also provides English translation of Chinese headlines.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

3 labor activists in China get suspended prison terms
The New York Times, September 27, 2016

司法部发文禁律师制造舆论压力 引发律界强烈反弹 (Chinese Ministry of Justice’s issue of regulations inhibits lawyers’ generation of force of public opinion, draws backlash from the legal circle)
Radio Free Asia, September 26, 2016

单仁平:律所管理新规不是为了“整律师” (New law firm regulations are not meant for “picking on lawyers”)
Legal Daily, September 27, 2016
中国庭审公开网开通 将倒逼提升庭审质量、效率和效果 (Launch of Supreme People’s Court website for court hearing public viewing will improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness of hearings)
China National Radio, September 27, 2016